John P. McMullan

Houston,  TX  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Global Energy & Infrastructure
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate & Securities
Contact InfoTelephone: 713.374.3625
Fax: 713.374.3505
University University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A.
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D.
Admitted1999, Texas

Professional & Community Involvement

•Elected Board Member, The Woodlands Township
•Member, State Bar of Texas
•Member, Houston Bar Association, Oil & Gas Section
•Vice President and Board Member, The Irish Society of Houston

BornBuffalo, New York, April 7, 1974

John P. McMullan, a shareholder in the firm's Houston office, has considerable deal-making and contract negotiation experience in the energy markets. John's experience includes buying and selling oil and gas assets; developing and constructing gas, petrochemical and power projects; drafting and negotiating commodity contracts; and buying, selling, and financing assets and companies across the energy complex.

Prior to joining the firm, John was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Element Markets, LLC, a gas and environmental commodity company. While at Element, John developed biogas projects and negotiated the sale of gas and associated environmental commodities. Before leading Element's in-house and outside legal team, John was Senior Project Counsel at Horizon Wind Energy, LLC, where he served as the lead attorney responsible for development and construction of multiple wind farms, as well as the purchase and sale of development rights for prospective wind farms throughout the U.S. John previously worked in private practice with two global law firms where he focused on building, buying, selling and financing energy assets.

John holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.

Areas of Concentration

•Global energy and infrastructure
• Business reorganization and financial restructuring

Awards & Recognition
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
•Finalist, Best Corporate Counsel Awards, Houston Business Journal, 2010

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

01.06.12 Greenberg Traurig Expands its Houston Office With the Addition of John P. McMullan

Published Articles

02.24.14 Keystone and Wind: Strange Bedfellows or Pragmatic Compromise?

03.22.12 PTC Renewal: Which Way Will The Political Winds Blow?

Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•Author, Keystone and Wind: Strange Bedfellows or Pragmatic Compromise? Levick Energy, February 24, 2014

Reported CasesSignificant Representations: Representing a privately held chemical company in the development of a petrochemical plant along the U.S. gulf coast.; Represented an institutional investor in partial sale of a midstream company.; Represented a privately held oil field supply company with respect to its sale.; Represented an international industrial company in connection with a long-term multi-commodity purchase agreement.; Represented a privately held energy company regarding long-term gas sale agreements with California-based municipalities.; Represented a privately held energy company with respect to landfill gas development and construction agreements.; Represented a privately held energy company in connection with the sale of its Texas-based wind energy business.; Represented a renewable energy company in connection with the development and construction of nearly 1,000 MW of wind farms in Illinois, Iowa, Oregon and Minnesota.; Represented a renewable energy company with respect to the acquisition of several prospective wind farms.; Represented the borrower/developer on a portfolio project finance project named International Deal of the Year by Project Finance Magazine that included client ANP Funding I and its parent, American National Power, Inc., in the $1.37 billion financing of five combined cycle power plants located in Texas and Massachusetts. The affiliates included International Power plc. The bank group was led by five lead arrangers, ABN AMRO Bank, N.V., Citibank, N.A., Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch, ING (U.S.) Capital LLC and Societe Generale, New York Branch and included approximately a dozen other banks, funds and financial institutions.; The above representations were handled by Mr. McMullan prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
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John P. McMullan

1000 Louisiana, Suite 1700
HoustonTX 77002


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